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Nirolak
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(07-26-2012, 05:33 AM)
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Oh joy, we've been short on these lately.

Originally Posted by Vigil

Job Description:
Vigil Games is looking for an experienced Sr. Gameplay Programmer to help design, implement, and refine the overall gameplay experience for our next title! The Senior Gameplay Programmer will work closely with other Art and Design leads to insure that all gameplay functionality is carried through to completion and provides an incredible player experience.

Skills & Qualifications
Has previously held a senior programming position on at least one shipped AAA console or PC title (preferably an FPS)
An avid FPS gamer with strong interest in pushing the genre forward creatively


Pluses
Prior experience working on an FPS title
Deep knowledge (professionally or as a gamer) of FPS mechanics and gameplay

Source: http://vigilgames.com/jobs/senior-gameplay-programmer_1
Dragoon En Regalia
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(07-26-2012, 05:33 AM)
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Welcome to the dark side, Vigil Games. We hope to see you soon.
SMT
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(07-26-2012, 05:35 AM)
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Must be an open-world shooter with a cyborg super humanoid superpower, set in a very dark story, with blood and tall skyscrapers.

Like Sin City, but way more populated, and you get to parachute out of a plane and ambush enemies on rooftops.
nckillthegrimace
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(07-26-2012, 05:35 AM)
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I assume this is Rubin's doing.
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KuwabaraTheMan
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(07-26-2012, 05:38 AM)
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So I guess this was the more meaningful stuff that Jason Rubin felt Vigil could be working on instead of Darksiders?
ironcreed
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(07-26-2012, 05:38 AM)
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To hell with that noise. Well, unless they are planning to do something with some unique mechanics and not some modern warfare tripe. Guess we shall see.
XenodudeX
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(07-26-2012, 05:38 AM)
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Darksiders 3 to be a FPS confirmed.
CrazyDude
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(07-26-2012, 05:39 AM)
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I was just telling my friend about how much we need more fps.
chertipros
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(07-26-2012, 05:41 AM)
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Apocalypse themed Homefront 2?
Khezu
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(07-26-2012, 05:45 AM)
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Maybe its just darksiders 3 starring the 3rd brother?

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VaLiancY
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(07-26-2012, 05:45 AM)

Originally Posted by XenodudeX

Darksiders 3 to be a FPS confirmed.

Strife confirmed for next lead character.
Loch Doun
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(07-26-2012, 05:45 AM)
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Ugh.

Nice to see THQ's new business plan in motion.

I shall go vomit now...
KevinCow
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(07-26-2012, 05:46 AM)
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But... why?
MikeHaggar
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(07-26-2012, 05:50 AM)
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yeah, this is just awful news. i enjoyed darksiders so much because it reminded me of how games used to be (i'm in my early 30's) without feeling outdated or clumsy. the idea of these guys making a fps just saddens me.
I-hate-u
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(07-26-2012, 05:51 AM)
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Is Vigil fully owned by THQ?
Kard8p3
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(07-26-2012, 05:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Khezu

Maybe its just darksiders 3 starring the 3rd brother?

...

Was thinking this >_>
Nirolak
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(07-26-2012, 05:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by I-hate-u

Is Vigil fully owned by THQ?

Yes.

MrDanger88
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(07-26-2012, 05:55 AM)
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I like how devs and publishers think if they make a FPS it will sell gangbusters when in reality a majority of them fail. Hell even Resistance 3 failed and it was highly reviewed. It's a COD market, and maybe still a Halo one depending on how 4 does.
inky
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(07-26-2012, 05:55 AM)
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We need more of those for sure.
forrest
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(07-26-2012, 05:56 AM)
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Was thinking Strife as well!
metalslimer
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(07-26-2012, 05:59 AM)
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Oh so I guess this is what Rubin meant when he said Vigil could be doing better work....Well it's not like THQ will be around much longer anyway. How's there stock? Shouldn't they have been delisted by now?
FrostuTheNinja
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(07-26-2012, 05:59 AM)
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Crossing my fingers that it's DS3.

Edit: Maybe the position is to help refine aiming mechanics and such.

Right, guys?

Gu... :(
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AgentChris
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(07-26-2012, 06:01 AM)
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Darksiders 3 FPS starring Pestilence.
MrDanger88
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(07-26-2012, 06:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by metalslimer

Oh so I guess this is what Rubin meant when he said Vigil could be doing better work....Well it's not like THQ will be around much longer anyway. How's there stock? Shouldn't they have been delisted by now?

They did a reverse stock split

http://www.psxextreme.com/ps3-news/11593.html
Gamer @ Heart
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(07-26-2012, 06:02 AM)
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Maybe its a hybrid where you platform and explore in third person, but fight in first.

Anyway, i just hope Vigil and THQ are around next year.
darth_infamous
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(07-26-2012, 06:02 AM)
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Hoping this means Darksiders 3 featuring Strife as main character.
Kai Dracon
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(07-26-2012, 06:07 AM)
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Game Industry: "all according to keikaku."
Tarrasque
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(07-26-2012, 06:07 AM)
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I think everyone's forgetting that they're trying to mesh the now defunct Warhammer 40k mmo into a single player experience right now. I'm guessing they need to figure out how to make space marine combat (Heavily centered around bolters and blasters) somewhat fun.
metalslimer
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(07-26-2012, 06:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by MrDanger88

They did a reverse stock split

http://www.psxextreme.com/ps3-news/11593.html

So basically if Darksiders 2 isn't a huge success they are done for. Well at least there's not much competition.
Gunsmithx
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(07-26-2012, 06:10 AM)
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I'm hoping this is either 40k related or DS3 related, I would be saddened if they dropped the darksiders franchise. Though vigil has 2 teams atm or a team and a half?
QisTopTier
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(07-26-2012, 06:11 AM)
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Oh so Strife is the main character for part 3? Darn I was hoping it was fury.


Originally Posted by Gunsmithx

I'm hoping this is either 40k related or DS3 related, I would be saddened if they dropped the darksiders franchise. Though vigil has 2 teams atm or a team and a half?

Not going to happen unless Darksiders 2 goes Omega bomba

Also their requirements sound like stuff for their Darksiders team
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MrGame&Watch
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(07-26-2012, 06:11 AM)
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This is probably their F2P FPS
Orayn
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(07-26-2012, 06:16 AM)
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WH40K Fire Warrior 2. I can feels it.
BrokenEchelon
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(07-26-2012, 06:18 AM)
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It would actually be cool to see them apply a totally different gameplay style to a character whom it would fit. (If it's a Darksiders (3) game)

It would be neat if more IPs were brave enough to break out of a genre for some of their titles in a meaningful way that connected to the story.
Persona7
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(07-26-2012, 06:19 AM)
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Cool.

What FPS games have come out since Resistance 3?
Incendiary
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(07-26-2012, 06:19 AM)
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Ugh. If this is in addition to Darksiders III, sure, great. I'd like to see what Vigil does with an FPS if it's interesting...but...yeah, I love Darksiders so ugh if that franchise is shelved in favor of more FPSes. Blah.
diamount
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(07-26-2012, 06:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Orayn

WH40K Fire Warrior 2. I can feels it.

Lol no. A squad based space marine FPS with squad mechanics, something like Republic Commando.
Orayn
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(07-26-2012, 06:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by diamount

Lol no. A squad based space marine FPS with squad mechanics, something like Republic Commando.

That would actually be great, but a guy can still dream fanciful Tau dreams.
QisTopTier
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(07-26-2012, 06:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Incendiary

Ugh. If this is in addition to Darksiders III, sure, great. I'd like to see what Vigil does with an FPS if it's interesting...but...yeah, I love Darksiders so ugh if that franchise is shelved in favor of more FPSes. Blah.

Well Darksiders is pretty much their poster child series at this point. It will probably always have something on the back burner as long as the series is profitable. Wait to see how 2 does before worrying about them putting priority on other stuff first :P
diamount
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(07-26-2012, 06:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Orayn

That would actually be great, but a guy can still dream fanciful Tau dreams.

Yeah boooooi, devastator in first person would be sweeet.
TucoBenedictoPacifico
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(07-26-2012, 06:29 AM)
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Any chance of this being part of the salvaging of Dark Millenium?
diamount
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(07-26-2012, 06:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by TucoBenedictoPacifico

Any chance of this being part of the salvaging of Dark Millenium?

Makes sense but totally overhauling the POV? I can only assume they'll turn that into some sort Space Marine rip-off.
TucoBenedictoPacifico
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(07-26-2012, 06:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by diamount

Makes sense but totally overhauling the POV? I can only assume they'll turn that into some sort Space Marine rip-off.

Well, they could even do that, but it's not a given. You guys are assuming a lot of things.
FPS experience can be a lot helpful even working on a third person shooter, for instance.
TUROK
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(07-26-2012, 06:38 AM)
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Oh no, a company is making a game I don't have to buy. Better cry about it on the internet!
bangai-o
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(07-26-2012, 06:43 AM)
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is this Strife fellow you guys are talking about a horseman? is he known for shooting?
diamount
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(07-26-2012, 06:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by bangai-o

is this Strife fellow you guys are talking about a horseman? is he known for shooting?

Yes, those are the weapons he uses.
Incendiary
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(07-26-2012, 06:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by QisTopTier

Well Darksiders is pretty much their poster child series at this point. It will probably always have something on the back burner as long as the series is profitable. Wait to see how 2 does before worrying about them putting priority on other stuff first :P

Yeah, I know, it's just worrisome when you compare it with the new THQ's head being quoted as saying he has ideas for better things that Vigil can work on or something like that, don't remember the exact quote.

Originally Posted by TUROK

Oh no, a company is making a game I don't have to buy. Better cry about it on the internet!

It's not so much what they're making, it's that I (as well as others) like what they're currently making (3rd-person action/adventure games) and would like to see them continue in that vein instead of switching genres and entering the already overcrowded FPS market. If they can do both, power to them.
TucoBenedictoPacifico
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(07-26-2012, 06:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by TUROK

Oh no, a company is making a game I don't have to buy. Better cry about it on the internet!

That wouldn't be a problem.
What they are *not* making while working on this, on the other hand, it may be.

Zelda-like games aren't exactly popping like mushrooms these days, so yeah, to lose one of the very few developers working on the genre could be annoying.
The Xtortionist
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(07-26-2012, 06:51 AM)
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A first person Darksiders could be great. The idea of Darksiders' puzzles and platforming being translated to first person is giving me serious Metroid Prime vibes.
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bangai-o
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(07-26-2012, 06:59 AM)
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a slower paced rpg shooter like Riddick would be nice.

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